Brainard Shares her Literary Experiences at UP Cebu City

Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, a highly regarded literary personality, delivered a thought-provoking talk on the art of writing a novel and crafting compelling stories at the University of the Philippines in Cebu City on February 14, 2024. Her literary contributions are internationally recognized, and her presence at the event was a great honor to the attendees.

Among the attendees of the event were the BAEL 4 students of CTU-Moalboal, namely Cris Al Cagoscos, Rochelie Avenido Alona Jane Beriarmente, Katherine Estra, Rica Jorillo, and their teacher, Ms. Joxenne Jane Tamara, from the CTU-Moalboal Campus, who were invited as distinguished guests, alongside their counterparts from the University of the Philippines.

Brainard’s talk was an inspiration to the budding writers and literary enthusiasts who were present, offering them a unique opportunity to learn from a literary luminary. The impact of her words resonated not only within the university but also throughout the broader literary community.

Brainard has made significant contributions to Filipino and Filipino-American literature; her visit to the UP Cebu City was a momentous occasion, leaving a lasting impression on all those who had the privilege of attending. / Katherine Estra